Total Of 5,17,322 EVs Registered Over The Last Three Years In The Country

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The Ministry of Heavy Industries formulated a Scheme Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme in 2015 to promote adoption of electric/ hybrid vehicles (xEVs) in the country.  At present, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented for a period of 5 years w.e.f. April 01, 2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs. 10,000 crores.  This phase focusses on supporting electrification of public & shared transportation and aims to support, through subsidies, 7090 e-Buses, 5 lakh e-3 Wheelers, 55000 e-4 Wheeler Passenger Cars and 10 lakh e-2 Wheelers. 38 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of e-2W, e-3W & e- 4W have been registered under phase-II of FAME-India Scheme as on 9th  August 2021.  Details of Electric Vehicle Manufacturers/ Original Equipment Manufacturers registered under Phase- II of Fame India Scheme is given at Annexure I.

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has informed that as per e-vahan portal, the details of electric vehicles registered in the country over the last three years is as under:

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Sl. No.YearNo. of electric vehicles
1.20181,31,554
2.20191,61,314
3.20201,19,648
4.2021 (till 19th July, 2021)1,04,806
Total5,17,322

Under FAME-II scheme, the demand incentive for e-2W is increased to Rs. 15,000/KWh from Rs. 10,000/KWh with an increase in cap from 20% to 40% of cost of vehicle to increase adoption of e-2W.  Further, the phase-II of FAME-India Scheme is extended for a period of two years after 31st March, 2022.

The, following initiatives have also been taken up by the Government of India for promotion of electric vehicles in the country –

  1. The Government on May 12, 2021 approved a Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for manufacturing of Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) in the country in order to bring down prices of battery in the country.  Drop in battery price will result in cost reduction of electric vehicles.
  2. GST on electric vehicles has been reduced from 12% to 5%; GST on chargers/ charging stations for electric vehicles has been reduced from 18% to 5%.
  3. Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) announced that battery-operated vehicles will be given green license plates and be exempted from permit requirements.
  4. MoRTH issued a notification advising states to waive road tax on EVs, which in turn will help reduce the initial cost of EVs.
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  Annexure-I

Details of Electric Vehicle Manufacturers/ Original Equipment Manufacturers registered under Phase- II of Fame India Scheme

                                                                        Annexure-I

Details of Electric Vehicle Manufacturers/ Original Equipment Manufacturers registered under Phase- II of Fame India Scheme

CategoryName of Manufacturers
e-2W1Ampere Vehicle Pvt. Ltd.
2Ather Energy Pvt. Ltd.
3Benling India Energy & Technology Pvt. Ltd.
4Hero Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.
5Jitendra EV Tech Pvt. Ltd.
6Li-ions Elecktrik Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
7Okinawa Auto Tech Pvt. Ltd.
8Revolt Intellicorp Pvt. Ltd.
9TVS Motor Company Ltd.
10M/s. Tunwal E-motors Pvt. Ltd
e-3W1Champion Polyplast
2Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solution Ltd.
3Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.
4Victory Electric Vehicles Intl. Pvt. Ltd.
5YC Electric Vehicle Pvt. Ltd
6Best Way Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
7Energy Electric Vehicles
8Thukral Electric Bikes Pvt. Ltd
9M/S Saera Electri Auto Pvt. Ltd
10Khalsa Agency
11Goenka Electric Motor Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.
12Atul Auto Ltd.
13Dilli Electric Auto Pvt. Ltd
14U P Telelinks Ltd
15Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.
16Lohia Auto Industries
17Avon Cycles Ltd.
18Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt. Ltd.
19Keto Motors Pvt. Ltd.
20Omega Seiki Pvt. Ltd.
21Speego Vehicles Co. Pvt. Ltd.
22Etrio Automobiles Private Ltd.
23Grd Motors
24Om Balajee Automobile India Pvt Ltd
25Scooters India Limited
26Mlr Auto Ltd
e-4W1Mahindra & Mahindra
2Tata Motors

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in Lok Sabha.

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